Citrus Peas with Mint

Citrus Peas with Mint

Green peas get a minty makeover in this simple and zesty dish.

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Citrus Peas with Mint
30 Minutes or Less
Start to finish, this recipe requires only a half-hour or less to make!
Party Snacks
Try this recipe at your child's next party. Double the ingredients or divide them in half, depending on the size of your celebration.
Healthy Pick
This recipe is a healthy choice for your preschooler. Prepare it together to familiarize your child with its good-for-you ingredients.

Servings: 6

Prep Time: 5 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp.olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 4 cups frozen green peas
  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh spearmint
  • 1 tbsp. lemon zest
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • Dash of freshly ground pepper

Directions

  1. Step 1

    In a medium skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add garlic and sauté for 2 minutes, stirring continuously so garlic does not burn.

  2. Step 2

    Add peas and cook for 2 more minutes, stirring often. Turn off heat.

  3. Step 3

    Put garlic and peas into a medium bowl. Add mint, lemon zest, salt and pepper. Stir to combine. Serve warm.

  4. Alternate serving options

    Instead of using spearmint, you can try substituting in other herbs from the mint family including peppermint, ginger mint, apple mint, basil, lavender, marjoram, oregano or thyme.

Nurtition Facts

  • Calories: 88
  • Total Fat: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 240mg
  • Total Carbs: 13g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 4g
  • Protein: 4g
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